Alerts & Notifications

  Friday, January 27, 2017 - 9:26am WordPress Releases Critical Security Update

Update resolves several new WordPress vulnerabilities.

WordPress Releases Critical Security Update
  Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 10:40am Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings on Feb. 4

Wired and wireless network service will be briefly affected.

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Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings on Feb. 4
  Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 8:33am Faculty Information System Update Affects Research Interests

Your Research Interests will move from the Overview section to the Professional Activities section.

Faculty Information System Update Affects Research Interests
  Monday, January 23, 2017 - 2:26pm Phishing Alert: Outlook Mailbox Expiration Scam

Email scam claims you must reply with your username and password or your mailbox will expire.

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Phishing Alert: Outlook Mailbox Expiration Scam
  Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:19am Skype for Business Presence Change Takes Effect January 28

It will soon be easier to use Skype for Business to see real-time presence information for your coworkers, colleagues, and friends.

Skype for Business Presence Change Takes Effect January 28
  Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 4:08pm Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings on Jan. 28

Wired and wireless network service will be briefly affected.

Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings on Jan. 28
  Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 3:39pm January Microsoft Security Bulletins

Two critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Office and Adobe Flash Player.

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January Microsoft Security Bulletins
  Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 12:56pm Phishing Alert: PNC Bank Account Validation Scam

Scam email details about your PNC account could not be validated and you must log in within five days.

Phishing Alert: PNC Bank Account Validation Scam
  Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 2:08pm Phishing Alert: New Email Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login

Scam requests user to log in to email and click on a malicious link

Phishing Alert: New Email Scam Mimics Pitt Passport Login
  Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 9:48am PeopleSoft Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Jan. 7-8

The Student Information System will be unavailable from 9:00 p.m. on Jan. 7 through 7:00 a.m. on Jan. 8

PeopleSoft Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Jan. 7-8
  Monday, January 2, 2017 - 7:49pm Phishing Alert: Library Account Expiration Scam

Scam lists Pitt phone number in signature and claims you must log in to reactivate your library account or it will be closed.

Phishing Alert: Library Account Expiration Scam
  Monday, December 26, 2016 - 1:30pm Easier Gaming Console Connections in the Residence Halls

Enjoy a simpler way to connect gaming consoles and Smart TVs to the University’s network from Pittsburgh campus residence halls.

Easier Gaming Console Connections in the Residence Halls
  Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 1:10pm Phishing Alert: Pitt ITS Services Email Authentication Scam

Scam email claims it is from ITS Services and asks you to sign in to your University email to read an important message.

Phishing Alert: Pitt ITS Services Email Authentication Scam
  Thursday, December 22, 2016 - 12:20pm The Pitt Mobile App Challenge is Back and Better than Ever

You could win $4,000, $2,000, $1,000 or $500 worth of Amazon gift cards!

The Pitt Mobile App Challenge is Back and Better than Ever
  Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 3:09pm Resolved: Vendor Issue Affecting Access to pitt.box.com

Box has resolved an issue with its service that earlier affected access to pitt.box.com.

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Resolved: Vendor Issue Affecting Access to pitt.box.com
  Monday, December 19, 2016 - 4:32pm Phishing Alert: Message from PNC Bank Scam

Scam email claims to be a message that asks users to provide credentials to improve account security.

Phishing Alert: Message from PNC Bank Scam
  Monday, December 19, 2016 - 4:14pm Phishing Alert: Pitt Quick Authentication Scam

Scam asks you to sign in to your University email address for "Quick Authentication".

Phishing Alert: Pitt Quick Authentication Scam
  Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1:45pm Update: My Pitt Enhancements Deferred to December 21

Search more easily. Browse more quickly. Find new services. My Pitt enhancements arrive Dec. 21.

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Update: My Pitt Enhancements Deferred to December 21
  Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1:22pm Resolved: Issue Affecting PRISM Access for Some Users

Service has been restored.

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Resolved: Issue Affecting PRISM Access for Some Users
  Friday, December 16, 2016 - 10:40am Network Maintenance to Affect More Buildings on Dec. 23-24

Maintenance will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 23 and conclude by 1 a.m. on Dec. 24.

Network Maintenance to Affect More Buildings on Dec. 23-24
  Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 5:02pm Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings Dec. 23-24

Maintenance will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 23 and conclude by 1 a.m. on Dec. 24.

Network Maintenance to Affect Several Buildings on Dec. 23-24
  Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 3:11pm CourseWeb Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Dec. 26-27

CourseWeb and My Pitt Video will be unavailable from 10 p.m. on 12/26 through 5 p.m. on 12/27

CourseWeb Extended Maintenance Scheduled for Dec. 26-27
  Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 1:28pm Maintenance to Affect Several Enterprise Systems Dec. 22-23

Maintenance will begin at 11 p.m. on Dec. 22 and conclude by 1:00 a.m. on Dec. 23.

Maintenance to Affect Several Enterprise Systems Dec. 22-23
  Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 4:24pm December Microsoft Security Bulletins

Six critical vulnerabilities affect Microsoft Windows, Internet Explorer, Edge, Office, and Adobe Flash Player.

December Microsoft Security Bulletins